port, place of departure:                              Hurghada,

depth at the bottom:                                   15m,

level of diver training:                                  beginner,

diving type:                                                dive spot/reef,

diving period:                                             whole year,

visibility max:                                            10-30m,

water temperature:                                    15-35°C,

available from:                                           boat,

currents:                                                   occurs,

warnings:                                                  none.

Points of entering to the lake (see map)

Underwater attractions

To the diving site it is possible to get by boat. Average depth is 9 m. There is a big reef, full of life. El Aruk is a reef consisting of the row of scattered ergs, located near the Giftun island. Characteristic for this area is very colorful formation of multicolored corals, which provides a beautiful and unforgettable diving. This is a perfect space for fans of underwater photography. While dive you can find a lot of species of sea animals, and schools of fish. This is a perfect place for every level of training, due to small depths, but good orientation in direction is needed, because a lot of similar ergs can misinform the diver.

Flora and Fauna

Related and native dive bases

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